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Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Collaborates with Australian National University on Supercomputer Research

June 16, 2011 - Tokyo and London

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited today announced an award of AUD 446,000 (US$ 474,000) by the Australian Research Council for a three-year Linkage Project1 with The Australian National University. The new project, entitled "Robust Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations on Petascale Computer Systems with Applications to Tsunami Modeling and Plasma Physics", is aimed at applying new mathematical ideas to exploit the unprecedented computational power of the next generation of supercomputers. The objective is to develop new techniques and software that will be key enablers for the science needed to understand the workings of complex dynamical systems. Fujitsu Limited supports this project through the efforts of Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, and, in tandem with this, continues to develop supercomputers that realise world-class performance.

Commenting on behalf of Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, team leader and Partner Investigator for Fujitsu, Dr. Ross Nobes, explained the importance of the project, "We are extremely pleased to be working with The Australian National University to develop this crucial technology. The project forms a logical extension to the Fujitsu-sponsored Open Petascale Libraries2 (OPL) global initiative launched last year. It will cover some important new ground

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